The legal funding industry colloquially known as the litigation funding industry is taking off globally. Fully developed industrues are operational in places like Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. The United States of America’s legal funding industry...read more
Litigation can be very expensive for plaintiffs’ attorneys. Once the decision is made to proceed with a lawsuit, the attorney can be looking at thousands of dollars in expenses just to start the litigation. Travel costs, depositions, filing documents, Pacer fees,...read more
RapidFunds is Expanding its Post-Settlement Funding Business and Introduces Case Cost Financing for Plaintiffs’ Attorneys
RapidFunds will expand its post-settlement funding business for plaintiffs’ attorneys with new funds allocated specifically toward the attorney finance space. In addition to offering post-settlement funding, the company is now offering case cost financing to help...read more
Against the backdrop of high-profile sexual harassment claims and the #MeToo movement, New York recently enacted significant changes to its sexual harassment laws. Those provisions are likely to result in additional litigation as new lawsuits are brought against...read more
After 6 years of litigation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled recently on the case of a baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same sex couple on religious grounds. The decision found in favor of the baker, but on narrow grounds that don’t resolve the broader...read more
Litigation funding has been the topic of several articles lately but instead of providing clarity, those articles have created confusion. All of those articles involve pre-settlement funders. These are companies that invest in a plaintiff’s case before the case has...read more
For the last 2 years, the sports world has been dealing with the aftershock of allegations by more than 300 women and girls that they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar. Nassar treated many campus athletes and gymnasts at his Michigan State office. He...read more
Running a law practice is challenging. Somewhere you must find the time and money to deal with the business side (administrative, financial and operational issues) as well as represent clients. There are a few key areas you should examine to ensure you are maximizing...read more
In March, one of several lawsuits against Illinois-based school bus company, Durham School Services (“Durham”) settled for $3.875 million. This class action lawsuit alleging lost wages encompassed all current and former California Durham drivers and school bus...read more
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